Emily Rankin has successfully litigated cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic injury, civil rights, trucking accidents and oil and gas field related cases. Emily is a Wyoming native and she spends much of her time working and fighting for the people of Wyoming, but she also represents injured people in cases across the country. Emily also volunteers time for several nonprofit community organizations in Wyoming.
Recently, she settled a wrongful death case for a family of a twenty-one year old woman backed over, and killed by a grader on a road construction site. Currently, she represents a man that was struck by a corporate vehicle and sustained serious injuries including a brain injury.
Graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College
Board of Directors of Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors of Lawyers & Advocates for Wyoming, a non-profit public interest law firm.
Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wyoming
American Association for Justice
Federal Bar Association
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
• Through affiliation, Emily represents clients in many other federal and state courts throughout the United States.
Emily Rankin is a third generation Wyomingite. She doubled majored in political science and sociology at the University of Arizona. She received her law degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2000. After clerking for the Wyoming Supreme Court, she worked as an associate lawyer with the Spence Law Firm. Emily became the firm’s first female partner in 2009. She and her husband live in Jackson, Wyoming.
“Life can profoundly change in an instant. When that happens at the hands of another, my mission is to level the playing field for my client against the power of corporations and government. I am inspired by my clients’ courage to seek justice, and together we work to bring about positive change in society for a better tomorrow.”